Sunday July 11,2015 : NEW MARKETING CHIEF FOR FORTUNA GAMBLING GROUP
Former Paddy Power exec heads east to join Czech gambling group.
Darren Lovern, formerly the head of online sports book operations at Paddy Power, has been appointed chief marketing officer of the Czech online and land betting company Fortuna Group.
Lovern spent over eight years at the Irish bookmaker, two as online operations manager and six as head of online sports betting.
Prior to his Paddy Power service Lovern was general manager at sports betting, casino and poker business Fusioneer Ltd for five years, and he was involved in professional services provision in Morocco for 2 years following a spell as a senior Consultant with the PA Consulting Group, and a period as a trainee accountant with PWC.
He holds a Master’s degree in Accounting from University College Dublin, and a BComm, Commerce Accounting Marketing degree from the National University of Ireland in Galway.